News for Tuesday, August 4, 2015

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County heads to mediation with the City of Stockbridge

An agreement has yet to be reached for police services

The City of Stockbridge and Henry County officials will be going into mediation after several failed attempts to come to an agreement on police services in the city.

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Henry County attorneys named to Bar committee

Four McDonough attorneys and judges have been appointed to serve as members of standing, special, program and board committees of the 47,000-member State Bar of Georgia for 2015-16.

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Stockbridge invites citizens to ‘Coffee with a Cop’

Starting Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m., Councilman Anthony S. Ford’s “Coffee with a Cop” will be held at different locations throughout the city on Saturday mornings.

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UPDATE: Locust Grove hopes for Less Developed Census Tract designation

With the closure of Smead Manufacturing, the city is looking to create a Less Developed Census Tract.

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Henry County schools welcome back students Monday | PHOTOS

McDONOUGH — More than 600 students walked into the doors of Wesley Lakes Elementary School Monday for the start of the 2015-16 school year.

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Birth Announcement — Aubery Elaine Avery

Bryan and Tabitha Avery announce the birth of their daughter Aubery Elaine Avery on July 25, 2015.

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Henry County Sheriff's Office arrest log

Henry County Sheriff’s Office arrest log

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New student discipline policies, practices and training this year in Henry

Students will start the 2015-16 school year in Henry County with what officials believe will be clearer rules on conduct and discipline.

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Local returns home a three-time medalist from Special Olympics

Jennifer Maddox is an equestrian who won three medals at the Special Olympics last week.

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Henry County Schools granted more funds for personalized learning

Effort continues to transform learning approach for each student’s needs

Henry County Schools learned recently they would be receiving $3.9 million in grant funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to continue with the district’s 2020 vision of bringing personalized learning to every school.

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Officials report record enrollment at Strong Rock

School tops 800-pupil enrollment

Strong Rock Christian School officials reported a record-breaking first day enrollment of 809 students Monday.

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Henry BOC to consider several resolutions at 9 a.m. meeting

On the 9a.m. agenda, commissioners are expected vote on several resolutions, one of which includes a letter of support to the Department of Community Affairs requesting Less Developed Census Tract Designation for census tracts 703.06 and 704.03. The two tracts are in McDonough and Locust Grove.

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Henry County to host National Night Out

Henry County will be celebrating National Night Out Tuesday from 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. in the Target parking lot on Jonesboro Road in McDonough.

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Students, teachers return for 2015-16 school year

New names, faces for Henry County Schools

Students stood patiently on the third square from the wall as they took direction from kindergarten paraprofessional Neh-Rita Liberty.

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UPDATE: McDonough city officials approve tax increase

McDonough city officials approve tax increase

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Special Section: Henry County goes back to school

A back to school special section from the Henry Herald.

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Special Section: Henry County goes back to school

A back to school special section from the Henry Herald.

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Students, teachers return for 2015-16 school year

New names, faces for Henry County Schools

Students stood patiently on the third square from the wall as they took direction from kindergarten paraprofessional Neh-Rita Liberty.

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County heads to mediation with the City of Stockbridge

An agreement has yet to be reached for police services

The City of Stockbridge and Henry County officials will be going into mediation after several failed attempts to come to an agreement on police services in the city.

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Make Woodland Proud: Wolfpack ready to make 2015 football season one for the record books

Wolfpack ready to make 2015 football season one for the record books

Putting together a 7-3 record after going 2-8 two seasons in a row was a tremendous accomplishment for the Wolfpack, but the sights are set exponentially higher for 2015.

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Kiwanis Club preparing for annual fair in October

McDONOUGH — It may not seem like it, but October is just around the corner.

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Henry County Sheriff's Office arrest log

Henry County Sheriff’s Office arrest log

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Special Section: Henry County goes back to school

A back to school special section from the Henry Herald.

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UPDATE: Locust Grove hopes for Less Developed Census Tract designation

With the closure of Smead Manufacturing, the city is looking to create a Less Developed Census Tract.

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Henry County attorneys named to Bar committee

Four McDonough attorneys and judges have been appointed to serve as members of standing, special, program and board committees of the 47,000-member State Bar of Georgia for 2015-16.

Time for back to school for Henry, Clayton

Henry County went back to school Monday and Clayton goes back next week. I am beyond thrilled that I have no children in school. I have four kids, the oldest was 22 months old when the twins were born and I had a son in between. They were all in high school at the same time and I jumped with joy when they finally finished.

Dreamers are needed

Dreamer. What do you think of when you hear this word?

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Big League Roundup: Big-time alums settling into roles, newest draftees finding stride

An end of summer look at local products in Major League Baseball, including recent draftees Jaret Hellinger and Daz Cameron.

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Stockbridge invites citizens to ‘Coffee with a Cop’

Starting Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m., Councilman Anthony S. Ford’s “Coffee with a Cop” will be held at different locations throughout the city on Saturday mornings.

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